Oakland Raiders: Jason Campbell Is Still The Man for the Silver and Black

Amid recent distress in Raider Nation regarding coaching changes and free agency, along with the uncertainty with an expiring CBA, I've decided to write an article focusing on something a little different than recent ones on the coaching situation.

It's come to my attention that the Oakland Raiders are still being named as candidates for landing a quarterback this off-season, via draft or free agency.

As you know, the current starting quarterback is Jason Campbell.

After a shaky start which included getting benched for Bruce Gradkowski, Campbell finished the season off strong, going 6-4 in his last 10 starts, to go along with an 84.5 passer rating.

Many in Raider Nation argue that we need a franchise quarterback like Peyton Manning or Tom Brady; a guy who can single-handedly win football games.

I beg to differ.

We all know how Oakland's offense works.

If you don't, let me explain.

Back in the Jon Gruden days, the Raiders used a horizontal passing game that struck fear into opposing secondaries. That was the exception, though, and not the rule.

Oakland's conventional offense favors the run game, to open up the play-action game.

But I'll get into that in a later slide.

My main point: Jason Campbell is the man for the Oakland Raiders.

Here's why.

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